"I like Daffy" Moderator
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: New Douglas, IL ( near St. Louis)
The shows are run like any other show in many respects. All of the dogs in the same class come in to the ring at the same time. The dogs are examed individually (teeth, etc.) and gaited both individually and together as a class. The class is then ranked by the judge and written critques are given. The winners of the classes are brought back into the ring to compete for Best of Breed and any other Best of Awards.
The dogs are expected to stack, have their teeth looked at, and any other parts the judge wants to go over. They need to be able to gait in a straight line, both down and back and around for judgeing movement. The dogs are then brought near the judge's table for the written critique.
The Missouri shows are held at Purina Farms in St. Louis.